Week 7, 1987

played in Minnesota, MN

30 degrees, fair, 2 mph wind

Carolina Panthers3737-20
Minnesota Vikings141433-34

Scoring Summary
1Q: 13:20 MIN - Santiago Erickson 30 pass from Steve Grogan (Paul McFadden extra point)
1Q: 06:16 MIN - Junior Tautalatasi 1 run (Paul McFadden extra point)
1Q: 02:16 CAR - Rolf Benirschke 39 field goal
2Q: 11:55 MIN - Drew Hill 3 pass from Steve Grogan (Paul McFadden extra point)
2Q: 10:11 CAR - Toussaint Tyler 61 pass from Eric Hipple (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
2Q: 00:48 MIN - Santiago Erickson 9 pass from Steve Grogan (Paul McFadden extra point)
3Q: 07:02 CAR - Rolf Benirschke 38 field goal
3Q: 03:06 MIN - Paul McFadden 24 field goal
4Q: 07:59 MIN - Paul McFadden 24 field goal
4Q: 04:25 CAR - Lionel Manuel 18 pass from Eric Hipple (Rolf Benirschke extra point)

Team StatisticsCARMIN
Record4-34-3
First Downs1424
- by Rushing713
- by Passing611
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards328416
- Offensive Plays5569
- Yards per Play5.966.03
Net Rushing Yards146234
- Rushing Attempts2933
- Yards per Rush5.037.09
Net Passing Yards182182
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt25 - 18 - 135 - 23 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards189186
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/71/4
- Yards per Pass Play7.005.06
Fumbles/Lost1/02/0
3rd Down Conversions4/128/14
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.34.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards6/392/20
Punt Returns/Yards0/02/27
Kick Returns/Yards2/443/81
Interception Ret./Yards1/01/39
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits15
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/03/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 23OWN 35
Time of Possession28:3931:21

Drive Charts

Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:053:26OWN 2565Interception
16:104:00OWN 25753Field Goal
211:491:56OWN 24376Touchdown
27:421:43OWN 939Punt
24:542:46OWN 2517Punt
20:400:40OWN 2528Half
315:003:48OWN 27510Punt
39:372:43OPP 48627Field Goal
33:014:04OWN 25732Punt
47:523:33OWN 251075Touchdown
40:240:24OWN 2016Game
Minnesota Vikings
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:55OWN 25475Touchdown
19:393:29OPP 26726Touchdown
12:105:21OWN 251275Touchdown
29:532:11OWN 3132Punt
25:591:05OWN 36418Punt
22:081:28OWN 46854Touchdown
311:121:35OWN 2738Interception
36:543:53OWN 41852Field Goal
413:576:05OWN 191274Field Goal
44:193:55OWN 28832Punt

Game MVP: Santiago Erickson, Minnesota Vikings

Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Toussaint Tyler13513.922530
RB Wilbert Montgomery9323.561310
QB Eric Hipple7639.001320
MinnesotaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Junior Tautalatasi221386.273431
RB Tony Nathan6386.332010
QB Steve Grogan2168.001010
RB James Brooks24120.503610
WR Drew Hill111.00100

Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Eric Hipple25181891/72611103.6
MinnesotaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Grogan35231861/4330195.6

Receiving Statistics

CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Kellen Winslow47194.75590
WR Lionel Manuel456215.5012261
RB Wilbert Montgomery34237.67090
TE Tom Coombs35155.00070
WR Malcolm Barnwell2294.50050
RB Toussaint Tyler116161.0062611
TE Tom Robinson1100.00000
MinnesotaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
FB Santiago Erickson78649.1429302
WR Drew Hill611447.3312241
WR Reggie Langhorne611325.3316150
WR Art Monk1188.00380
RB Junior Tautalatasi1111.00010
WR Hassan Jones122222.0013220
TE Chris Kelley111515.000150

Interception Statistics

CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
ILB Linden King100.000
MinnesotaIntsYardsAvgTD
S Eugene Robinson13939.000

Fumble Statistics

CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Eric Hipple1100
C Matthew Hurley0010
DE James Hunter0010
MinnesotaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Steve Grogan1000
WR Reggie Langhorne1000
DT Jim Scott0100
WR Hassan Jones0100
DE Mark Jerue0010

Punting Statistics

CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Doherty416842.035.3461
MinnesotaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Dakota Gonzalez313344.337.7492

Kicking Statistics

CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rolf Benirschke2/20/00/0392/2
MinnesotaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul McFadden2/20/00/0244/4

Punt Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Reggie Langhorne22713.50

Kick Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Kelvin Martin24422.00
MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Lyle Pickens38127.00

Defensive Statistics

CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Bryan Hinkle820.02524
OLB Brad Vassar700.01724
ILB Jessie Solomon600.01819
S Solomon Wilcots530.02829
CB Jeff Nixon510.03236
CB Ray Horton420.03336
S Mike Mayock320.03232
DE James Hunter201.01617
OLB Robin Cole210.01717
S Mike Spivey200.0411
OLB Ken Fantetti200.01924
CB Arnold Brown200.01621
CB Pat Ballage200.024
DE Reggie Kinlaw130.01713
DE Richard Dent120.03033
DT Ken Clarke110.02524
C Jamie Dukes10---------
MinnesotaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Reggie McKenzie900.02617
S Kerry Justin810.02715
OLB Lester Boyd720.02617
DE Mark Jerue411.02826
DT Todd Liebenstein300.02826
OLB Ken Woodard300.01017
CB Maurice Douglass300.039
CB Eric Thomas210.02926
S Eugene Robinson200.01023
ILB Lance Sellers200.039
CB Vann McElroy140.02926
WR Drew Hill10---------
CB Eugene Daniel100.0172
OLB Micah Moon100.029
DE Robert Thompson010.02718
S Jeff Donaldson010.0204

Pass Rush Statistics

CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE James Hunter1.000117
DE Reggie Kinlaw0.010013
DE Richard Dent0.001333
DT Louie Kelcher0.001112
DT Ken Clarke0.001124
OLB Brad Vassar0.001024
MinnesotaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Mark Jerue1.011026
DE Robert Thompson0.000218

Pass Defense Statistics

CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Jeff Nixon41036
S Solomon Wilcots31029
ILB Bryan Hinkle30024
CB Arnold Brown22021
OLB Ken Fantetti20024
S Mike Mayock20032
ILB Jessie Solomon20019
OLB Brad Vassar11024
S Mike Spivey10011
DT Ken Clarke10024
CB Ray Horton10036
CB Pat Ballage1004
ILB Linden King0014
MinnesotaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Lester Boyd40017
S Kerry Justin30015
S Eugene Robinson20123
ILB Reggie McKenzie20017
ILB Lance Sellers2009
OLB Micah Moon1109
OLB Ken Woodard10017
DE Mark Jerue10026
S Jeff Donaldson1004
CB Maurice Douglass1009

Blocking Statistics

CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mark Bortz36129026
G Steve Wright34029026
C Jamie Dukes27029026
T Kevin Call02029026
T Robert Jenkins02029026
TE Tom Coombs01012018
RB Wilbert Montgomery00011124
MinnesotaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
FB Santiago Erickson55032031
G Raleigh McKenzie46033036
C Chuck Thomas36033036
G Steve Wallace36033036
T Steve Moore14033036
T Steve August13033136
TE Chris Kelley11016013

Special Teams Tackles

CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Pat Ballage114
Kellen Winslow110
Ken Clarke19
Matthew Hurley16
Mark Bortz16
MinnesotaTacklesSTPlays
Reggie Langhorne118
Steve Wallace112

Participation

CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Ray Horton------33361281
CB Jeff Nixon------3236674
S Mike Mayock------3232266
TE Kellen Winslow2926------1065
DE Richard Dent------3033265
G Steve Wright2926------661
G Mark Bortz2926------661
T Kevin Call2926------661
T Robert Jenkins2926------661
OLB Brad Vassar------17241960
DT Ken Clarke------2524958
S Solomon Wilcots------2829---57
QB Eric Hipple2926---------55
C Jamie Dukes2926---------55
WR Lionel Manuel2824------254
ILB Bryan Hinkle------2524---49
OLB Ken Fantetti------1924346
WR Malcolm Barnwell2618------246
CB Arnold Brown------1621239
ILB Jessie Solomon------1819239
RB Toussaint Tyler182------1838
OLB Robin Cole------1717236
RB Wilbert Montgomery1124---------35
DE James Hunter------1617134
S Mike Spivey------4111732
WR Kelvin Martin165------1132
DE Reggie Kinlaw------1713---30
TE Tom Coombs1218---------30
FB Calvin Thomas37------1727
OLB Joe Comier------1411---25
DT Louie Kelcher------812222
ILB Linden King------641020
TE Junior Miller00------2020
CB Pat Ballage------241420
WR Glen Kozlowski00------1515
DE Donnie Humphrey------25310
TE Tom Robinson26---------8
K Rolf Benirschke00------77
P Brian Doherty00------66
C Matthew Hurley00------66
WR Laron Brown00------66
DT Danny Noonan------2035
QB Jeb Blount00---------0
T Petey Perot00---------0
RB Ken Thomas00---------0
G Bruce Collie00---------0
MinnesotaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
FB Santiago Erickson3231------1881
WR Reggie Langhorne3132------1881
G Steve Wallace3336------1281
T Steve August3336------574
G Raleigh McKenzie3336------372
QB Steve Grogan3336---------69
T Steve Moore3336---------69
C Chuck Thomas3336---------69
WR Drew Hill3234---------66
CB Eric Thomas------29261166
RB Junior Tautalatasi2419------1558
CB Vann McElroy------2926257
DT Todd Liebenstein------2826256
DE Mark Jerue------2826256
TE Chris Kelley1613------2150
DE Robert Thompson------2718146
DT Gerald Williams------2619146
OLB Lester Boyd------2617144
ILB Reggie McKenzie------2617144
S Kerry Justin------2715143
S Eugene Robinson------1023235
OLB Micah Moon------292031
WR Hassan Jones1318---------31
OLB Ken Woodard------1017128
S Bo Metcalf------181726
S Jeff Donaldson------204---24
WR Jamie Holland15------1622
ILB Lance Sellers------391022
RB Tony Nathan614---------20
CB Eugene Daniel------172---19
RB Chester Phillips00------1717
DE Jim Herrmann------38516
CB Lyle Pickens------001616
DT Jim Scott------37515
WR Art Monk68---------14
CB Maurice Douglass------39113
K Paul McFadden00------99
C Juan Ware00------55
P Dakota Gonzalez00------55
RB James Brooks23---------5
TE Keith Lester23---------5
T Roger Caron00------55
C Bob White00------55
DT Darien Hines------10---1
QB Luc Tousignant00---------0
TE David Little00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left166.0
Middle231355.9
Right551.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left6498.2
Middle221526.9
Right5336.6
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Eric Hipple25182121121
MinnesotaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Grogan35233105461

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen446315.8
Short (0-8 Yds)118413.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)64416.8
Long (19+ Yds)424411.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen97182.0
Short (0-8 Yds)1310786.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)136906.9
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Kellen Winslow74219026
TE Tom Coombs53015018
WR Lionel Manuel54062124
RB Wilbert Montgomery43023024
WR Malcolm Barnwell2209018
RB Toussaint Tyler1106112
TE Tom Robinson110006
MinnesotaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Drew Hill116044134
WR Reggie Langhorne116032032
FB Santiago Erickson87064131
WR Hassan Jones21022118
WR Art Monk110808
RB Junior Tautalatasi1101019
TE Chris Kelley11015013

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
MinnesotaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Junior Tautalatasi7121.716.27
RB Tony Nathan155.006.33

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Eric Hipple21189.007.56
MinnesotaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Grogan137282.155.31

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Tom Coombs1000.003.00
WR Lionel Manuel111818.0012.40
MinnesotaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Drew Hill5261.204.00
FB Santiago Erickson32124.008.00
WR Reggie Langhorne3220.672.91
WR Art Monk1188.008.00
WR Hassan Jones1000.0011.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

CarolinaRushesConversions
QB Eric Hipple21
MinnesotaRushesConversions
RB Tony Nathan21
RB Junior Tautalatasi22

Third Down Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompConversions
Eric Hipple1053
MinnesotaAttCompConversions
Steve Grogan1055

Third Down Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargCatchConversions
RB Wilbert Montgomery432
WR Lionel Manuel321
TE Kellen Winslow200
TE Tom Coombs100
MinnesotaTargCatchConversions
WR Drew Hill411
FB Santiago Erickson211
WR Reggie Langhorne100
RB Junior Tautalatasi111
WR Hassan Jones111
TE Chris Kelley111

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,400 (21,400)
End Zone15,400 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)